Meanwhile, talisman Steven Gerrard has failed to make the squad altogether, despite returning to training after a hamstring injury.
Rovers have made seven changes to the side which won 2-1 at Sheffield Wednesday in midweek.
Liverpool: Mignolet, Can, Skrtel, Lovren, Johnson, Markovic, Henderson, Lallana, Coutinho, Sterling, Sturridge
Subs: Ward, Toure, Lambert, Moreno, Sakho, Balotelli, Williams
Blackburn: Eastwood, Henley, Baptiste, Kilgallon, Olsson, Marshall, Evans, Williamson, Conway, Cairney, Gestede
Subs: Steele, Spurr, Brown, Rhodes, Taylor, Henry, Lenihan
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